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An inflammatory disease of the sebaceous glands and hair follicles of the skin that is marked by the eruption of pimples or pustules, especially on the face.
[New Latin, probably from misreading of Greek akmē, point, facial eruption; see acme.]
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(Medicine) Also called: acne vulgaris a chronic skin disease common in adolescence, involving inflammation of the sebaceous glands and characterized by pustules on the face, neck, and upper trunk. See also rosacea
[C19: New Latin, from a misreading of Greek akmē eruption on the face. See acme]
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any of various inflammatory skin eruptions involving breakdown of sebum from the sebaceous glands and characterized by pimples on the face, neck, and upper back.
[1820–30; < New Latin < Late Greek aknás, a manuscript error for akmás, acc. pl. of akmḗ facial eruption, probably identical to Greek akmḗ acme]
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A skin disease in which the oil glands become clogged and infected, often causing pimples to form, especially on the face. It is commonest during adolescence.
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Acneof adolescents—Lipton, 1970.
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This is often caused by the action of hormones on the oil glands. The glands become overactive and pimples develop, often accompanied by inflammation. If an oil gland is blocked by sebum (oily secretion), then it appears as a whitehead on the surface of the skin. If the external opening of the duct is evident, it will appear as a blackhead.
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|Noun||1.||acne - an inflammatory disease involving the sebaceous glands of the skin; characterized by papules or pustules or comedones|
inflammatory disease - a disease characterized by inflammation
acne rosacea, rosacea - a skin disease of adults (more often women) in which blood vessels of the face enlarge resulting in a flushed appearance
acne vulgaris - the most common form of acne; usually affects people from puberty to young adulthood
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حَب الشَبَابحَبُّ الشَّبَاب
mụn trứng cá
acne[ˈæknɪ] N → acné m or f
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n → Akne f
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acne[ˈæknɪ] n → acne f
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
a common skin disease with pimples. Acne is common among young people. aknee حَب الشَبَاب акне acne akné die Akne akne σπυράκια ακμής acné vinnid جوش صورت akne acné פִּצְעֵי בָּגְרוּת मुंहासा akne pattanás jerawat (gelgju)bólur, bóluvaldandi sÿking í fitukirtlum húðar acne にきび 여드름 spuogai pūtīte jerawat puistjes kvise, aknetrądzik ستو، دځواني دانې چې پرمخ او پزه راخيژيز acne acnee угорь; прыщ uhrovitosť akna bubuljičavost acne, finnar สิว sivilce, ergenlik, akne 粉刺 прищ; запалення сальної залози پھوڑے ، پھنسی trứng cá 粉刺
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acne→ حَبُّ الشَّبَاب akné akne Akne ακμή acné akne acné akne acne にきび 여드름 acne kvise trądzik acne угревая болезнь akne สิว sivilce mụn trứng cá 粉刺
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n. acné, condición inflamatoria de la piel;
___ rosacea → ___ rosácea;
___ vulgaris → ___vulgar o común.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
acnen acné m&f — rosacea acné rosácea; cystic — acné quístico; [Note: feminine usage is correct from historical and etymological viewpoints, but masculine usage has become the norm, save for the endings of the adjectives in el acné rosácea and el acné conglobata. Acné rosácea is sometimes preceded by la, acné conglobata rarely.]
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